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CONSENT — Amid the Gender Fair at NMU and the end of Women’s History Month, it’s time to discuss the danger of sexual coercion.

Opinion — Coercion is still sexual assault

Megan Poe April 11, 2024

When most people think about sexual assault, they imagine a brute act between a stranger and victim. However, 59% of sexual assaults happen to people who know the perpetrator, and they don’t happen by...

Maude VanAntwerp was one of NMUs influential English teachers in the mid 1900s. The Hunt-VanAnterwerp residence halls are named after her legacy.

The influential women NMU residence halls are named after

Olivia Apa, Features Writer February 21, 2022

Correction: This article has been updated on March 6, 2021 to more accurately represent the historical documents found regarding Grace A. Spalding. As we approach the month of March, and consequently...

Opinion—Heartbeat Bill violates rights of Texas women

Opinion—Heartbeat Bill violates rights of Texas women

Adan Mulvaney, contributing writer September 17, 2021
Getting an abortion is a deeply personal choice for a woman—and it’s also a form of healthcare. There are many things that can necessitate a woman’s need for an abortion: contraceptive failure, rape, incest, intimate crime violence, sickness for the duration of the pregnancy or health conditions so severe that the only option to save the mother’s life is to terminate the pregnancy. 
Womens groups to sponsor mentorship event

Women’s groups to sponsor mentorship event

Denali Drake November 14, 2019

The second annual “Mentoring Women as they Launch” event will be hosted by the Marquette chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Women’s...

Women deserve continued recognition

Women deserve continued recognition

North Wind Staff March 14, 2019

Against a backdrop of the #MeToo movement, the third Women’s March and a record number of women in Congress, this year’s Women’s History Month is more significant than ever. As we approach...

‘Elect Her’ event coming to NMU

Amanda Monthei March 14, 2013

Following last fall’s election, 97 of the 535 seats of the United States Congress are currently held by women, which equates to just over 18 percent of all Congressional seats. This statistic, among...

Pandering to women done in ignorant fashion

Amanda Monthei November 1, 2012

In regards to women’s issues, three specific moments have characterized the upcoming election for me. The obvious first is Governor Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment at the second...

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